Mallacoota made headlines during the bushfire crisis when the sky above it turned red. The town is now leading the way in bushfire recovery - opting to do it all themselves rather than rely on government.
Timber towns in New South Wales are against the clock to salvage trees killed in bushfires. Blackened logs can still be processed, but the loss of timber from pine plantations creates economic uncertainty.
The Australian bushfires of Black Saturday, February 7, 2009, caused the death of 173 people. With the guidance of one farming couple, volunteers from around the nation rallied to help rebuild fences, lives, and communities.
In 2017 the Australian state of New South Wales was battling fires. Some of the worst conditions were around a place called Dunedoo.
How does a farming region come back from devastating fires? Fires swept through south east Tasmania in 2012, destroying homes and killing livestock. But locals in this region were determined to keep their rural livelihoods.
The bushfires that burnt through eastern and southern Australia in late 2019 and the beginning of 2020 were some of the worst in the world and recorded history. For millennia the Australian continent has been shaped by fire.
This feature is only available for subscribers. Please contact your EnhanceTV school administrator or email firstname.lastname@example.org